Executive

Jeremy

Jeremy Murphy-Ortega | Spring 2021 President
jeremymurphy@berkeley.edu|


Hello everyone, I am a senior Chemical Engineering major from the North Bay. I have been on the electrical team for two years and I have been the project manager for one year. This year, I will be contacting companies as the Business Officer for the club! In my free time I enjoy playing guitar, solving Rubik's cubes, and watching The Big Bang Theory. I also love the color green! Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions or just want to talk!
Justin

Justin Yeung | Fall 2020 President
justin.yeung@berkeley.edu |


Hey all! I am a fourth year Chemical Engineering major from New Hampshire. I was on the enzymatic clock team my freshman year, and have been on the executive ever since (and I love it!) Some of my favorite things include hiking, traveling, and watching Netflix! My interests include batteries and energy :)
Emmy

Emmy Yu | Internal Vice-President
emmyyu520@berkeley.edu |


Hey, I'm Emmy and a fourth year ChemE major (looking to minor in Data Science and Energy Engineering)! Academically, my other research interests include nanoparticle/polymer synthesis, functional nanomaterials, and sustainable energy storage! Nonacademically, I enjoy urban gardening and collecting houseplants. I'll see ya'll at the National competition next year!
Anukta

Anukta Jain | External Vice-President
anukta.j@berkeley.edu


Hi! I'm a Junior majoring in Chemical Engineering, with a minor in Public Policy and Data Science. This will be my third year in Chem E Car and I'm super excited to be the External Vice President! At Cal, I'm also involved with Engineers Without Borders and do Inorganic Chemistry research in the Arnold Group. I love hiking, playing soccer, and dessert. Feel free to reach about anything!
Bonnie

Bonnie Zhang | Financial Officer
bonniezhang@berkeley.edu|


Hello! I'm a second year Chemical Engineering major from Visalia, CA (in the central valley). I was on the Chemiluminescence team and Super Iron team last school year, and aside from ChemE Car, I am also involved in AIChE, AXS, and SWE.
Mickey

Mickey Vande Voorde | Chief Safety Officer
mvandevoorde@berkeley.edu|


Hello! My name is Mickey, and I am a fourth year Chemical Engineering major. My academic interests include environmental and energy engineering, along with organic chemistry. I currently work in the Francis Lab researching the synthesis of protein capsids for the removal of carcinigenic compounds from water. In my free time, I love to listen to music, go cycling, play video games, or relax with a nice hot cup of tea. I love meeting new people, so feel free to contact me!
Esther

Esther Leem | Media Coordinator
estherleem@berkeley.edu|


Hi, my name is Esther, and I'm a sophomore Chemical Engineering Major from Orange County in SoCal! Currently, I am actively apart of AiChE and AXS. In my freetime I love to take photos, handletter, and bullet journal. I love to make coffee or chill at a nice coffee shop. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions, concerns, or if you just want to talk!



Project Managers

Power Teams



srikant

Srikant Sagireddy | Aluminum-Air Battery
sbsagireddy@berkeley.edu |


Hey everyone! I am a fourth year Chemical Engineering major from Stockton, CA. My first year on ChemE Car I was on the chemiluminescence and magnesium air battery teams. This year, I am continuing as one of the team leads for the aluminum air battery team. Some of my academic interests include materials synthesis and battery research. Outside of academics, I enjoy watching and playing basketball, football, tennis and auto racing!
edward

Edward Hsu | Aluminum-Air Battery
edjhsu@berkeley.edu |


rohit

Rohit Rungta | Hydrogen Fuel Cell
rrungta101@berkeley.edu |


Hi there! I am a senior majoring in chemical engineering with a minor in data science from Phoenix, AZ. Last year, I was the project lead for the new Super-Iron Battery. My academic interests include environmental and energy engineering, along with energy storage. I currently conduct research on carbon capture and sequestration via MOFs in the Reimer Group. Aside from ChemE Car I like to watch basketball and play music. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or just want to talk!
ashu

Ashutosh Bhadouria | Hydrogen Fuel Cell
ashutoshb@berkeley.edu |


Senior; ChemE; Data Science; I hail from Mumbai, India; completed my high school in Istanbul, Turkey and now studying half way around the world at Cal. I am a huge foodie; I love to play basketball/badminton/soccer/squash (any sport actually) and hang out with friends. I also use a lot of semi-colons; thanks for reading and feel free to reach out via email and LinkedIn! GO beers!
karl

Karl Mattsson | Lead-Acid Battery
kmattsson@berkeley.edu |


Hi! My name is Karl Mattsson, and I am a sophomore studying Chemical Engineering. I am from Walnut Creek, California. This is my second year on the ChemE Car Lead Acid team, and this year I am a project manager. My academic interests include researching the properties of batteries, concrete, and nanomaterials, among others. Outside of class, I enjoy playing tennis, reading anything related to science, programming, and gaming!
rosa

Rosa Zhang | Magnesium-Air Battery
rosazhang@berkeley.edu |


Hello!! My name is Rosa and I am a 3rd year Chemical Engineer major, EECS minor. I'm really passionate about sustainable energy and consumption, like the true San Franciscan native I am. Outside of ChemE Car, I research fuel cells at Berkeley National Lab, paddle for Cal Dragon Boat, and am in the process of self-rehabilitating from months of quarantine-fueled League. Feel free to reach out to me if you're interested in any of these areas!
matthew

Matthew Moy | Magnesium-Air Battery
moy.matt168@berkeley.edu |


Hi everyone! I’m a second year Chemical Engineering major from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. I was on the Magnesium-Air team during my freshman year. My research interests are primarily in energy storage and battery electrolytes. I enjoy traveling, playing piano/oboe, and playing all kinds of board games. Some of my favorites are Catan, Ticket to Ride, Chinese Chess, and Shogi. Feel free to reach out to me about anything!
alex

Alexander Yao | Zinc-Air Battery
ayao1668@berkeley.edu |


Hi, my name is Alex! I'm from Sugar Land, TX and I'm a senior studying chemical engineering and minoring in data science. I've been with the zinc-air team since fall of my freshman year and am now a co-lead for the team with Emmy. Currently, I'm researching the pretreatment of biofuels with ionic liquids at the Joint BioEnergy Institute. Some other activities I've been involved in include data science research and dance. In my free time, I also like to mix electronic music, watch basketball and follow the election. Feel free to reach out about anything, and go bears!
declan

Declan Mahaffrey-Dowd | Zinc-Carbon Battery
dtdowd218@berkeley.edu |


I am a third year Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering major from Brooklyn, New York. This is my third year with the Zinc-Carbon team, and my second as project manager. I am involved with the College of Chemistry Student Philanthropy council and I perform research at the Solar Fuels Hub at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Some fun facts about me are that I enjoy playing guitar, I'm a huge Star Wars fan (#CompleteCloneWars), and I put two spaces between sentences.

Chassis Teams

nicole

Nicole Stokowski | Electrical
nicole.stokowski@berkeley.edu


Hi there! I'm a Junior EECS major from Richmond CA. This is my second year as electrical team lead and I'm excited to see what our team can bring to the table this season. My academic interests are primarily in circuit design and analysis and more recently, I've become obsessed with HAM radio and it's applications. In my free time, I enjoy swimming, figure skating, drawing, and jamming with the Cal Band. Please reach out to me if you have any questions or feel the need to geek out over Studio Ghibli films!.
mehul

Mehul Raheja | Electrical
mraheja@berkeley.edu |


Hey! My name is Mehul, and I'm a sophomore EECS major from Fremont, CA. I'm interested in control systems but, more broadly, I enjoy really any hands-on technical projects. I also really like hiking and urban exploring! Feel free to reach out to me for anything.
yu heng

Yu Heng Cheng | Mechanical
yhcheng00@berkeley.edu


I'm a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major who loves woodworking and anything hands-on. I'm interested in motion control technology and making stuff move.

Clock Teams



niharika

Niharika Gupta | Electrochemical Clock
ngniharika173@berkeley.edu |


Hey! I am a junior majoring in Chemical Engineering and minoring in Data Science, from New Delhi, India. Last year I was working on the Aluminium Air Battery Team. Currently, I am also a Lawrence Berkeley Lab affiliate researching in the Dubon group, studying the thermal and electrical conductivity of layered semiconductors for potential thermoelectric applications. Nonacademically, I love acting in theater and enjoy playing badminton! Feel free to message me if you have any questions or just want to chat in general. Super excited to co-lead Electrochemical Clock!
aditya

Aditya Parekh | Electrochemical Clock
adiparekh101@berkeley.edu


Hey there! I am a sophomore majoring in Chemical Engineering, and I'm from Phoenix, Arizona. Last year, I was in the Thermoelectric and Chemiluminescence teams. I play saxophone for the Cal Wind Ensemble and tutor for ACS, and I also enjoy playing tennis, running, hiking, listening to and learning about music, and I love watching movies! I am really interested in the facilitating the adoption of renewable energy sources.
jason

Jason Hou | Enzymatic Clock
jason_hou@berkeley.edu |


Hello! I'm a second year chemical engineering major (minoring in computer science) from Sunnyvale, CA and last year, I was a member of the chemiluminescence clock team in ChemE Car. This year, I will be co-leading with Chino on the enzymatic clock team. Some of my hobbies including cycling all over the Bay Area, basketball, and weightlifting. I'm looking forward to meeting new people, and don't hesitate to contact me for anything!
chino

Chinoros Ruttanasupagid | Enzymatic Clock
chinor21083@berkeley.edu |


Howdy! My name is Chino, and I'm a 2nd year chemical engineering major. My interest includes materials science (which I plan to minor in) and energy storage. I really enjoy running outside of school (please ask me about Cal Running Club). If you're lucky, you'll see me riding around campus in my 15 year old bike or sleeping in Evans. Please feel free to ask me about academics or anything that's on your mind!
purvaansh

Purvaansh Lohiya | Sulfur Clock
puru.lohiya@berkeley.edu |



Hi! I will be serving as a PM for the Sulfur Clock, a team I founded last year and love dearly! I am a junior studying Chemical Engineering and my professional goals revolve largely around bringing renewable power systems to third-world countries around the world. Thus, working with teams of all kinds of engineers at ChemE Car, I have learned so much and am very grateful for it. Thus, I hope I can give back to the club in this role and hopefully take us to Nationals!
annai

Annai Cuvelier | Sulfur Clock
acuvel04@berkeley.edu |



Hi, I am a second-year chemical engineering major from El Paso, Texas. Last year, I was part of the Sulfur Clock team, and I will be a project manager for this year. Apart from ChemE car, I have researched nanoparticle synthesis and work in the communication department for the college of chemistry. I have a special interest for Science Policy and mechatronics. I also enjoy promoting women in STEM fields, and I'm always eager to talk!
Samantha

Samantha Yang | Vitamin C Clock
samantha.yang@berkeley.edu |



Hi everyone! I’m a second year ChemE from San Jose, CA. I was on the Sulfur Clock team last year, and now I am co-leading the Vitamin C Clock team. I’m interested in biotechnology and nanoscience and the intersection between the two fields. In my free time, I like creative writing and enjoying the outdoors!
ethan

Ethan Ngyuen | Vitamin C Clock
ethanvn@berkeley.edu |



Hi all! I'm a second year chemical engineering major from Fountain Valley, California. I was on the Sulfur Clock team last year and this year I'm excited to be a project manager for the Vitamin C Clock team. Outside of academics, I play clarinet in the UC Berkeley Wind Ensemble and I play volleyball.